Parents that choose to adopt may not have as much control over when new kids arrive, but sibling spacing is still important. The Alpha Parent has a great post on sibling spacing as it relates to families that are birthing their children (lots of talk about being pregnant and whatnot). The information was interesting, but I wanted to read about sibling spacing as it relates to adoptive families.
I came across an article on The Attached Family about siblings spacing hoping that it would provide some much needed perspective on the special sibling spacing in adoptive families. It did provide a lot of information about sibling spacing, but more importantly it reminded me that sibling spacing might not be the most important thing:
Of course sibling spacing is important, but maybe it’s not the only thing. What choices did you make about sibling spacing in your family? How did your parenting style help or hurt the spacing?